posted September 12, 2013

Event Will Reflect on Recent Supreme Court Rulings on Gay Marriage

The department of political science at Hope College will present “Is Gay Marriage a Constitutional Right?  Reflections on the Supreme Court’s Recent Rulings” on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 11 a.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall in conjunction with national Constitution Day.

The public is invited.  Admission is free.

Dr. Joel Toppen will make a presentation on the topic, with Dr. Jeffrey Polet responding.

Constitution Day marks the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. The delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pa., on Sept. 17, 1787.

Graves Hall is located at 263 College Ave., between 10th and 12th streets.